Monday, October 16, 2017

S.J. Stovall and Richard Simpson Park Operating Hours- Upcoming Meetings

Just received this notice: .... FYI...

Tuesday, 10/17/17- City Hall, 101 W Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010 ... 3rd floor

At 3:00 p.m. or upon adjournment of Executive Session, whichever is later)- City Council Afternoon Session
*The S.J. Stovall and Richard Simpson park operating hours item will be discussed at the Municipal Policy Committee Meeting, then reported to Council at the Afternoon Session.

Recommendation from Neighbors who have homes backing to this park  = Close the park at 10 pm not Midnight. 

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Arlington City Council Walk & Talk Town Hall by Sheri Capehart and Victoria Myers...

When: Saturday October 14th
Where: Don Misenhimer Park, 201 E Lonesome Dove, Arlington, TX

Wear your walking shoes a little over a mile and bring your ideas for a casual stroll and an active conversation about our community.

For more info you may call Ellen Brooke at 817-459-6143.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Arlington District 2 Town Hall Meeting....Fannin Farms Drill site...

Hosted by:       Sheri Capehart, City Council and Mayor Pro Tem.

When:           Tuesday September 19, 2017 at 6 pm

Where:          Southwest Branch Library at 3311 SW Green Oaks Blvd.

Topic: Gas Well Drilling Ordinance with emphasis on the Fannin Farms drill site. 

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Arlington Garage Sale Ordinance, City takes next step...

Please see my previous July 11th posting and the  sums up the most recent result.

Brief summary:
 The Council indicated they supported the adoption of an ordinance regulating garage sales.  As such, the first reading of a proposed ordinance will be on 9/26/17.

Copy of the power point presentation outlining the problem: PP Presentation

Copy of the proposed ordinance: Proposed ordinance

Up to our residents to take action or live with this.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Stovall Park Petition - Request to change the closing time from Midnight to 10 pm.

The next meeting of the city council is August 22nd at which time we would like to present our petition to the city council to change the closing time of Stovall Park from Midnight to 10 pm.
Those in favor please sign:

Petition - changing the closing of Stovall Park from Midnight to 10pm

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Stovall Park - Parks Department meeting to change the hours from midnight to 10 pm.

I attended the meeting at the Arlington parks department to change the closing hours from midnight to 10 pm. Their reply is that the Parks Department cannot change the hours, only the City Council can change, because it is a city ordinance.

Read the full article by the Arlington Voice:

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Drill zone request on Fannin Farms Drill Site located at 2400 Kuykendall Arlington, TX

4 new wells planned with drilling to start February 2018....

Notice of Public Hearing Case Number:  SUP09-03R2

Planning and Zoning Commission Public Hearing Date:  8/2/2017

City Council Public Hearing Date:  9/5/2017

Applicant:  Mycoskie McInnis & Associates represented by Jacob Sumpter
Applicant Address:  200 East Abram Street, Arlington Texas
Telephone Number:  817-469-1671
Site Location:  2322 Eden Rd; generally located south of Eden Road & West of South Cooper Street.
Current Zoning:  Residential Single-Family 7.2 (RS-7.2) with a Specific Use Permit (SUP) for gas drilling
Request:  Amendment to SUP for gas drilling
General Description of Applicant's Proposed Uses:  Establishment of the drill zone

This notice was sent to you because the latest Tax Roll lists you as an owner of property located within 600 feet of a pending specific use permit (SUP) request (refer to the location map on the back).

In considering this SUP request, the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council must each hold a public hearing.  Planning and Zoning Commission hearings are held no earlier than 5:30 p.m. and City Council hearings are held no earlier than 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 101 West Abram Street, Arlington, Texas.  All persons attending these hearings will be given an opportunity to present their spoken or written comments.

The Planning and Zoning Commission is charged with issuing a recommendation to the City Council concerning this SUP request and is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the first date shown above.  The City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing and First Reading vote on the second date shown above.  The City Council is authorized to refuse this requested SUP, grant it, or make modifications to the request, as the City Council deems appropriate.

The City has a process in place for property owners wishing to submit a Petition of Opposition to an SUP request.  The effect of such a petition, when it meets all City requirements, is to require a favorable vote of ¾ of all the members of the City Council to approve the requested SUP.  The Petition must be received by the City Secretary’s Office before the close of the City Council Public Hearing at First Reading, although Petitions should be submitted as early as possible to allow proper verification.  Persons interested in submitting a protest are strongly encouraged to contact the Community Development and Planning Department for information on requirements concerning Petition verification and format.  Official Petition forms are available from the Community Development and Planning Department which is located at City Hall.

A similar notice will be sent to you if either hearing is rescheduled.  Please contact Jessica Youngblood, Gas Well Coordinator in Community Development and Planning at 817-459-6520 if you would like additional information about this requested SUP09-03R2.

Information on the SUP process is also available on CD&P’s webpage:
Arlington City Web Site

NOTE: Please review the 2 links below for complete information and please review the 2 maps.
Map - the top picture is a overall map, with the bottom map focused on FANNIN FARMS ENERVEST SITE ... Located at 2400 Kuykendall Dr, Arlington, TX 76001. The drill site is well within the borders of the pad site, located directly on the letters SUP09-3 of the map.

Notice Letter with Map of 8 Gas Well Pads in SW Arlington

Notice Letter from Saddle Operating, LLC

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